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[Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017 CONFERENCE: PROGRAMME

Gunnar Hökmark MEP will address the importance of the Nanny State Index and outline his ideas about the ideal role of regulators. Chris Snowdon will go through the newly published index and look at the rankings in the four different categories. He will al
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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[Europe] THE BEST AND WORST COUNTRIES TO EAT, DRINK, SMOKE & VAPE IN THE EU

ABOUT THE EDITOR Christopher Snowdon is the head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs. His research focuses on lifestyle freedoms, prohibition and policy-based evidence. He is a regular contributor to the Spectator Health blog and
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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[Belgium, Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017: SPEAKERS

GUNNAR HÖKMARK Gunnar Hökmark is a Swedish MEP...CHRIS SNOWDON Chris Snowdon is the Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in London, and author of the 2017 Nanny State Index...JAMIE WHYTE Jamie Whyte is the Research Dire
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 02:29
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[Belgium, Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017

launched by EPICENTER in March 2016 and was a media hit right across Europe. It is masterminded and led by IEA’s Christopher Snowdon branded through the European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER). The 2017 edition of the index will be revealed during
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 02:28
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[Europe] Regulating consumers, ensuring public health?

Soft drinks, food, tobacco, alcohol and e-cigarettes are among the most regulated consumer products in Europe...EURACTIV organised a high-level Forum to discuss the way forward fir better regulation and public health and to discuss the findings of the Nan
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 02:26
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[UK] Britain comes second in Europe for its ‘nannying’ rules on health

A Nanny State Index compiled by the European Policy Information Centre, a free market think tank, rates Britain as the second most illiberal country after Finland because of restrictions and bans, often linked to EU regulations. Europe’s most liberal nat
Times Of London (uk)
added May 10, 2017 16:13
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[Europe, UK] RODERICK/POLLOCK: Brexit’s Great Repeal Bill will axe the right to health

The value of this charter was shown last year, in both EU3 and UK4 courts, when the tobacco industry unsuccessfully challenged the new rules on plain packaging of cigarettes.
British Medical Journal
added May 4, 2017 15:15
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[Europe, UK] Brexit: Lawyers warn of industry influence over public health laws as EU 'fundamental right' is axed

Tobacco and alcohol companies could win more easily in court cases such as the recent battle over plain cigarette packaging if the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights is abandoned, they wrote in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
The Independent (uk)
added May 4, 2017 15:12
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[Europe, UK] If You Smoke E-Cigarettes, Do You Know How TPD Will Affect You?

TPD - Tobacco Products Directive (what does it mean?) Significant changes (stipulated by the EU) to the vaping industry were put into place last May, allowing a year’s transition before the whole industry had to fully comply. And as of 20 May 2017, those
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 3, 2017 23:01
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[Europe, UK] Menthol cigarettes and 10 pack ban could be DITCHED – thanks to Brexit

NEW laws cracking down on smokers could be completely scrapped when Britain officially exits the European Union, it has emerged.
Daily Star (uk)
added May 3, 2017 21:01
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